No matter what the situation or how far removed we were are from normal life, let's encourage our children to play. The games kids play are not nonsense: they’re full of cultural meaning; they help children (and coyotes, and gorillas) develop empathy; they encourage resilience; they help motor development; and they help children work through their feelings around otherwise unsettling events, like a global pandemic, productively.
A new mother may be one of the hardest people to shop for. What does she need? Time with her baby—and sleep. What does she want? Time with her baby—and sleep. But there are a few considered choices that will help celebrate this tender, whirlwind time (and might even make it a little easier).
Ah, summer: backyard barbecues, beach vacations, fresh lemonade and...a baby the size of a watermelon sitting on your bladder all day? While this time of year can invoke a breezy sense of freedom, being pregnant in the summer (especially if you're in the third trimester) can also be challenging, to say the least.
Our Gentlepak® isn’t just used to relieve perineal pain for new Moms, Dads use them too. Mr Gentlepak® has been known to ice his sore neck and back when feeling pain or discomfort. It's also a great way to treat prostatitis.
Let us be clear from the get-go, racism is a learnt behaviour. We have all seen film footage of white supremacist families who proudly present their babies, toddlers and kids adorned in swastikas and racist symbolism. The children hold banners and spout rhetoric of which they have no real knowledge or experience, but if they know no better it can only be the parents to blame.
I’ve touched on this before, but it is so important an issue that I think it’s time to add a little more clarification. After nine months of weight gain, hormonal seesaws, bladder problems and all kind of discomfort most moms-to-be have a rainbow tinted vision that when the little one has final arrived it’s gonna be all down hill from there.
After 45 minutes (adjust up or down according to preference) of breath-taking love making you’re good to go. For the next twelve weeks you have the occasional slightly queasy feeling, but everybody tells you that you are positively glowing.
We can’t get enough of this gluten-free ice cream sandwiches. A little sweet, a little salty, and wonderfully reminiscent of the classic ice cream sandwich.
We’ll be creating and sharing some delicious and nutritious recipes for Mom, Baby and indeed the whole family. Our first one is Overnight Sweet Brown Rice Porridge from Goop.
Many parents are now faced with the task of filling the role of teacher and caretaker all at once. It’s a big shift for both parents and children, and here is what one homeschool teacher recommends.